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that nike is a hot brand. it's also one of oregon's biggest employers. and now the company is forcing the state's hand saying it wants a 40-year tax deal in exchange for bringing in new jobs or else. cnbc's own brian shactman joins us now with much more. good evening, brian. >> hi, larry. nike is the second biggest employer in the state of oregon. in fact, one of only two fortune 500 companies that have headquarters there. and basically they told the governor they want to expand and if they don't get tax certainty, they are going to be free agents and there are several states trying to poach them. the governor called a special session to pass legislation that says any company, nike, that spend $150 million in new investments over five years could get what they call single sales factor status. i want to explain it to people. that is taxing nike based on in-state sales, not just the combination of sales, real estate value and payroll taxes. it's an absolutely sweet deal for nike. whether it's 40 years or five years, it's going to be in between that range. but it shows you how important
's similar to the type of gun used in the shooting on tuesday at a phalg outside of portland, oregon. now, lanza's older brother ryan is still being questioned by police who want to know what he might have known about that attack. sources say at this point-- and they emphasize at this point-- he's not a suspect. investigators say they believe the killing spree began at the home adam lanza shared with his mother who, as we told you, was a kindergarten teacher at sandy hill because, scott, service found dead in the home. >> pelley: bob, thank you. cbs news senior correspondent john miller is a former assistant director of the f.b.i. and john has been talking to his law enforcement sources today. john, there have now been two deadly shootings this week, the other at a shopping mall in oregon earlier. including the one there, what have we learned from them this week? >> well, this is the kind of thing, scott, that always puts the profilers who study the offender characteristics of these shooters on alert. they're worried about what they call the werther effect. it's a copy cat mechanism and t
keeping in mind for the most part we will be dry for today. you can see and parts of oregon they're getting snow. seattle is also reporting a dusting of snow this morning. >> winter weather advisory until noon today. get ready for the cold with the frost advisory. the surge to more morning until 8:00. you concede a frost advisory and the shoreline communities and also the interior eastern make communities. what this basically means is that it will be really cold. we're talking low 20's and 30's the mob. if you have plans, bring them and otherwise complete damage. future cast shows a crowd clouds and increasing tomorrow evening. the north bay along the coast we will see some snow. also some rain moving in. wednesday night in north bay and thursday early morning we will see some of the rain spelling and very the of indicates moderate to heavy rain. come thursday or friday there is a lot more moisture with the system. highs for today i several degrees below the average high of mid to upper 50s. downtown san francisco's only 52 of the mid-50s them until 5351 for vallejo. lsi will see
and crashed down an embankment near pendleton oregon. the photo from the oregon state police as emergency vehicles responding to the scene. police said the driver hit a patch of ice and crashed through a guard rail. the crash also injured about 20 other people and rescue crews used ropes to help get people back on the interstate. they're about 40 people on board a chartered bus at the time. a judge ordered a psychiatric exam for the woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a new york city subway train. prosecutors said in a week and a court hearing that they're cut men and has pushed the man because she thought " it would be cool " and also blamed muslims for the september 11th attacks. friends of the victims a 46 year-old sunando sen was a hindu from india. more than two weeks after the new town conn shooting rampage adam lanza body has been claimed for burial. that is according to new york times. the paper was not able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, lands a shot and killed 26 people including 20 children at sandy hook elementary s
. she caught up with a first responder delivering christmas wreaths from oregon. as brook discovered, has quite a story to tell us. brook, the story is powerful. it's a symptom, a symbol of what has going on here. you and i have walked around this town. people just want to show some emotion. >> it's pretty incredible. it's been difficult to talk to some of the first responders. you can see it in their eyes what they saw but they don't exactly want to share it and we're respecting it. i happened upon the town square where i see box after box and i said, what are you delivering, hanging up, and it was a wreath, 26 wreaths from a perfect stranger, a wreath from across the country in portland, oregon. here's what he shared with me. how many wreaths are there? >> 26. >> did they get sent to the firehouse? >> sent to the firehouse through u.p.s. >> did you know they were coming? >> no, no, they were -- the truck pulled up and she says, i have a delivery. we unloaded them all and we figured we'd come up with a place to put them, try to keep them all together. got shipped all the way from or
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and caused alarm. this afternoon's shooting comes days after a deadly mall shooting in oregon and just one day, of course, after the elementary school shooting in connecticut. preventing that type of violence, that's why gun owners turn in their weapons. the large turnover in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet to kill somebody. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buy back was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms, $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, our grand kids or someone can't get these guns. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's minds today. >> it puts the gun violence in a different perspective. >> now they understand at much more profo
the connecticut school tragedy. and days after the deadly mall shooting in oregon. we will have more on the connecticut tragedy, not after this. >> one of the children who did not come home from school in newtown, connecticut - six her father - robbie parker - wanted to let others know about the little girl he lost to a gunman. and he talked of.forgiveness. >> my family is one of the family's lost a child in yesterday in the sandy hook elementary tragedy. i have been contacted by so many people in the agency's wanting to know how we are doing. and i thought that this would be the best way to share those feelings with everybody. first of all, i would like to offer of work deep condolences to all the families that are directly affected by this tragedy. it is a horrific tragedy and we want to know that our hearts and prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. family was bright, creative and very loving. she was willing to try new things, other than food. she loved to use her talents to touch the lives of others with an exceptional artist and. around her markers and
north towards redding or even shasta. there's already -- it's already beginning to kick in around oregon and washington. it will be very dicey. freeze warning out for the north bay goes another 45, 47 minutes. frost advisory, the stronger the two advisories, a lot of won'ts in the -- a lot of 20s in the north. 28 napa. that's at the airport but it's closer to town. fairfield, 27. concord, livermore, 30. redwood city, 23. i've seen 29 palo alto. a lot of 30s around mill valley and san rafael. by san jose, there's some 20s in the santa cruz mountains. 27 in ukiah. look what's har happening. here is the -- look that's happening -- look what's happening -- here's the leading edge. by grants pass, oregon, they have a winter storm warning out already. 3 to 7 inches. it's still a little early. high clouds to the north. chilly, chilly high temperatures. 40s or very low 50s unless you are by the bay and along the coast. extended outlook has okay today, clouds roll in thursday. rain looks more likely on friday morning and then steady rain looks like moderate to heavy rain. >>> breaking news. we're
. >> the recent years of the school shooting and the shooting at the shopping mall in oregon it's disturbing to hear about a 12 and 13-year-old talking about shooting a police officer. >> the kids are not being identified because of their ages. they're in juvenile hall. it's unclear whether they were bluffing about wanting to shoot an officer but they say in any case like this they must take all these situations seriously. especially considering what's happened recently. >>> diane feinstein says she will introduce a bill next month to been a assault weapons. >> in this elementary school, look what happened. six-year-olds with three to eleven bullets from this bush master in their body. 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> feinstein also wants to been a the high capacity ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds. grace lee shows us she's not the only politician who's speaking out. >> reporter: the connecticut shoot something a wake up call for all of us in america. >> senator leland says it's time to stop the mayhem. he wants to re introduce the bullet button ban. getting ar
down the snowy slope. this happened yesterday morning in eastern oregon. officials say rescue workers were using ropes to help retrieve people from the scene. the bus was on its way to vancouver from las vegas. >>> the father of the gunman who opened fire in the connecticut school has claimed his son's body. a spokesperson for the family says that peter lanza claimed the remains of adam lanza. adam lanza killed 20 first graders and six adults at the sandy hook elementary school after shooting his mother earlier, in her home. >>> well, christmas is over and it is time to start getting rid of those decorations. officials in washington, d.c. say they will begin to pick up trees and wreaths today. they will continue doing that through january 12th. all you have to do is place the tree where you normally leave your trash for pick up, no bag is necessary. >>> coming up ahead on 9news, i'll introduce you to a program that is changing women's lives. a hero central report is coming up next. >>> also, new year's eve already 2013, and other places. we'll show you what is happening there, right a
. >> whether it's the searing images from newtown, connecticut, the panic at a mall in portland, oregon, on tuesday, when two holiday shoppers were killed by a single shooter or mass murder as sikh temple in wisconsin in august, they can't begin to explain the loss. >> the statistic provide cold comfort for what happened today. if you look at an event like today you think we have got a problem. we have to do something. whatever you do, you need to make sure that it's something that, you know, is going to be effective. >> while the worst school shooting in history remains virginia feck in 2007 where 32 were gunned down bay student the recent crime dated from the justice department that runs through 2008 shows that multiple victim homicides in this country are rare. with less than 1% of the crimes involving five or more victims. >> gun homicide by individuals in the late teens and early 20s like the virginia tech gunman and friday's aed shoot rer down. according to federal data, gun homicides by persons between 18 and 24 peaked at 8600 in 1993 and dropped to half that by 2008. >> law enfo
in newtown or a shopping mall in oregon or a temple in wisconsin or a movie theater in aurora or a street coroner chicago, these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children and we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. >> pelley: the president was no more specific about what he meant by "meaningful action" but for some americans it means taking a look at gun control. correspondent nancy cordes tells us that the issue is just as contentious as ever. >> reporter: in lafayette park tonight, across from the white house, a small group of progun control demonstrators held a candlelight vigil. but on both ends of pennsylvania avenue, there was near silence on the issue. both the republican house speaker, john boehner, and the democratic leader, nancy pelosi, called today's tragedy "unspeakable" but made no mention of the guns used to carry out the brutal act. gun control, an issue so hotly debated in the 1990s, is rarely discussed seriously today. the tkpwapb on assault weapons was a
, of course, they can get them from the mother or steal them from a steal, such as in oregon earlier this week. >> reporter: and of course, as we come to understand, clint, in some context, exactly, what the motivation might have been. and you can talk to people who may have been through any of these shootings. they do want to know why. but it doesn't change anything or bring their loved ones back. but is there any information that we ought to know from this that will help us going forward? >> well, there is no test that i know of, chris, that we can give to somebody or differentiate, the next person who will be the next mass murderer. psychologists believe we can identify children who are at risk. and we can do that many times in grade school. i mean, i have always been an advocate of having counselors, mental health professionals, to help children when they're in grade schools to start the develop conflict resolution skills that are not built on violence like they see on television. >> but can i add to this very importantly, when you hear a report that this man may have had asperger syndrome
of assault rifle used in the oregon mall shooting and the colorado theater killings. van jones is a cnn contributor, former special adviser to the president. and van, good to see you. i know you're weighing in on this. you sent out a lot of tweets. you've got a conservative democrat west virginia senator joe manchin today who says look, there needs to be a discussion, a serious discussion, about whether or not we need assault-type weapons on the street or whether or not they should be banned. on the other hand, you've got a group -- the michigan coalition for responsible gun owners arguing that actually having a gun saves people's lives. here's what he says. >> the shooter in the mall in oregon was confronted by a legally armed citizen who pointed his gun at the shooter and then decided not to squeeze the trigger because he was afraid of missing and hitting bystanders. he was acting very responsibly. and the next shot that that shooter fired that the killer fired was on himself after he was confronted with an armed citizen. so that's actually one example of a responsible gun owner using
. an elementary school in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado. >> those comments a day after he made a plea to the white house where he said he was affected by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this
is sending investigators to the scene of yesterday's deadly tour bus crash in oregon that killed 9 people. dozens more were hurt when this bus slid off an icy stretch of. >> i hawaii and plunges down an embankment. >> reporter: we just got the latest numbers. 9 dead, 26 injured. this happened near personle on, oregon they call deadman's pass. this is the only section of that road that has that steep of an embankment. investigators believe the bus rolled at least three times before crashing down into that rocky basin. the local fire chief called the rescue organized chaos. >> 20 years and this is the first time i have seen anything like this. it appeared most of the patients had been ejected from the bus as the bus went down the cliff. >> reporter: first the rescue teams had to scale down that embankment. then bring the round up to the highway for you treatment. the number of injured and dead quickly rows. passengers who survived said those in the back of the bus fared better than those in the front of the bus. victims were flown to portland, oregon and boise, idaho. the bus is owned by a
portland, oregon, area. when this storm slammed the coastline, 25-foot waves along the shoreline. more than a foot of snow in the mountains. two feet of snow, in washington and the cascades. take this storm inland. it brings hurricane-force winds to lake erie and lake michigan. up to a foot of snow in path that goes from denver all the way toward green bay, wisconsin. and then, that storm continues east, right at the wrong time for the holidays. the strongest northwest storm of the season blew in monday, with winds reaching 100 miles per hour. knocking out power lines, bringing down trees and creating blizzard conditions in the washington and oregon cascade mountains. just south of tacoma, washington, a tree fell into this house. puncturing the ceiling of a baby's room and narrowly missing his crib. the baby was unharmed. higher elevations from washington to utah are now feeling the cold air of this winter storm, and expecting up to three feet of snow. 17 states are in winter weather warnings and watches. from the northwest to arizona and all the way into minnesota and wisconsin. by wednesd
this too many times, whether it is an elementary school in newtown or a shopping mall in oregon or a temple in wisconsin or a movie theater in aurora or a street coroner chicago, these neighborhoods are our neighborhoods, and these children are our children. >> the newtown police continued to update throughout the day and night. >> we will leave no stone unturned as we are looking at every facet off this investigation, whether it is the shooter or the victim, and we will look at everything, and we certainly will go in and out of state, and work with local law en s forment and federal agents and whatever we need to do to answer the questions as to what transpired here. >> this is a continuing and developing story, and for the very latest, let's go now to msnbc's chris jansing in n newtown, connecticut. hi, chris. >> well, we were expecting this news conference to happen two hours ago, but the delay is not surprisi surprising. i spoke at 7:00 to lieutenant vance who is the lead spokesman for the lead police here, and they are the lead investigators on the scene, and you can imagine with the n
said they had just discussed the issue and i'm sure he was talking about the oregon shooter and reassuring this is children this could never happen in their community and now he is addressing them with the question they are asking him, when is this going to happen again? that is the question that every one of our children will ask us tonight. they will feel vulnerable and when is it going to happen to us and happen again? these stories are flooding the news and we must, each of us as a household lead our way out of this. this requires leadership. our political leaders are sort of not giving us quite what i think we need today. we will be okay. this is a resilient country and we will get through this. we are in a new zone when evil prevailed. we are not going to allow this. it's okay to be firm and empathetic with people if someone is misbehaving. be firm and take action. we will get through this. it's going to be okay. that's what we have to tell our kids. >> what motivates someone to go out and shoot and kill children? >> you are asking a question that it fills me with disg
in oregon. >> the coast guard is working to clean up an oil spill leaking into a new york city strait. an oil tanker is leaking more than 100-thousand gallons of oil just off of staten island. crew members on the barge noticed the leak, and contacted an oil clean-up company to help in the efforts. waterways remain open as they clean-up the mess. boaters in the area are urged to take caution in the meantime. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. a mother whose son was in the classroom with the shooter in connecticut talks about the moment she learned about the shooting. and as we go to break. here are some of the names of the victims from friday's tragedy. (music) >> the parents of a six- year-old student who witnessed friday's massacre describe how their son is doing. the little boy was in the classroom with the shooter. he was able to escape the room and run to safety. the boy's teacher was vicki soto. she died in the classroom protecting her students from the gunfire. the boy's mother recalls the moments before she knew whether her son was okay. >> when you are standing there waiting
been following out of siskiyou county near the oregon border. northbound interstate 5 remains closed at this hour after a massive 64-car pile-up. the series of crashes started around 6:30 last night. the pile-up stretched for nearly a mile along the northbound side of the freeway between yreka and the state border. at least 7 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and they were taken to area hospitals. black ice is being blamed for the accident. >>> and here in the bay area, it's a little chilly out there. >> it is more than a little bit chilly by california standards anyway. elizabeth will put some numbers to that. hey, elizabeth. >> good morning. it's anything but hot outside. we have been saying the word cold a lot this morning. i need my thesaurus to come up with a different term. any way you say it, it is quite chilly out there. we have freeze warnings posted for parts of the north bay frost advisories for everywhere else but especially the east santa clara valleys and along the bay. we are talking about 20s to mid- 30s in the coldest spots. temperatures out the door now. we
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this week, this shopping mall outside of portland, oregon. we heard from an emotional president obama and this is not the time for a full discussion about gun control is such a political hot button. we are asking michael yaki. what does this have to happen? when this nation will finally say that this is enough? >> many times when this nation has said that this is enough after the 20 07 massacre. the sheid temple and kabi giffords was nearly killed -- gabrielle giffords was nearly killed in arizona. congress had an opportunity then and did they let it expire. >>pam: that is a very important point. the assault weapons ban was the hallmark of legislation by our own, dianne feinstein. it was allowed to pass without being reconsidered what has to happen now? >> this tragedy. today is a day of mourning. however, the door is open today about taking meaningful action. that is a code word about thinking about gun control. he tried not to raise debt about the debate. and finally came to surface all along the third debate. >> please explain the po the nae association a. the nra, the organization
have snow in oregon and seattle. we will see cool air makes and with the moisture subfreezing snows toward ukiah as well as wednesday night in the bay area along the coast. you'll see some rain are arriving in the yellow indicating more heavy rain. susan four is expected in the north bay from tuesday to friday. 52 in downtown san francisco 55 in oakland lower 50s for napa of redwood city 53 pleasanton is topping out at around 53 degrees. 7 day around the bay partly cloudy generally for today. some are all you want the heavy- duty winter coat. it will be a very cold morning tomorrow. lots of sunshine for wednesday and then thursday at thursday and friday come the clowns. also breezy conditions so make sure you have your decorations secured. the time is 652 and here is george with your traffic. >> we're seeing slower traffic as we start to move closer to 7:00. no major incidents have spots or slow down. we will start at the san mateo bridge with the westbound commute. and the ride looks good eastbound and westbound. your commute to the golden gate bridge 1 01 cell slum here is still a
the clouds are to the or the less impact in washington and oregon. you can already see some cloudy conditions for northern california and eureka. late tonight and tomorrow and then comes the rain. these are cast four at 8:00, there is not a lot of rain tonight. there's a slight chance there may be some rain by early thursday morning. thursday afternoon the clouds of fell in a little more for the afternoon. the models are holding off on the timing, we thought there's a there may be some widespread rain. i don't think it will happen until after friday. the yellow is the more moderate to heavy rain so we will start to see the rain pick up late thursday into friday. definitely get ready for some wet weather over the next couple of days. highs for today temperatures making it into the fifties. 53 for downtown san francisco 53 for san mateo and the work that these were the east bay and be no. 8 ford santa rosa. 7 day around the bay thursday, friday cloudy and wet. reconditions and friday will be more wet than thursday. we're looking at unsettled conditions. saturday and sunday showers are possible.
s and 40s across parts of oregon and the rockies. they will be producing he shall -- irresponsibilissues across y will be warming up we will see some of the storms will produce severe weather. very unusual to be seeing this activity during the month of december. we have had snow coming down across portions of new hampshire and vermont and the state of maine. you could see accumulations over 8 inches of snow over higher elevations of new england achlt cross the south showers and storms already fired up. we are talking about blizzard conditions possible. we have a number of winter advisories high winds watches and warnings in effect. rain coming down on the coast and please be safe everyone. >> maria molina. it is 10 after the hour. lawmakers don't have a deal on the ifs he cal cliffme-- fiscal. you could be waiting longer for your tax refund. >> plus the founder of america's largest food chain wants to take the federal government to court over the healthcare laws contraception mandate. oo or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to re
. >> whether it is it an elementary school in new ton or shopping mall in oregon or temple or movie or treat in chicago. >> movie theater in colorado. countless street corners and places like chicago and philadelphia, any of these neighborhoods could be our own . >> the horror of the day seems so unbearable said jone -- john boehner. and flag white house and capitol building were ordered to half staff. nancy pelosi said the entire will stapped as a of support to this community. homeland security janet napolitano plidged they would pledge whatever support necessary needed. >> we heard from retoired mark kelly who is the husband of gabby giffords who survived the shooting massacre. killy was on a trip to beijing. giffords synds her prayers and he said our lead ares must do more than regret and sorrow. >> everyone is is bound in grief and sorrow and bafflement over this event. >> what do you do when a place of laugher and learning becomes a scene of horror? what is your young sterse thinking. >> even the youngest is sure to hear about what happened, what do you tell them and what role should fa
on that morning, received 26 breathes from a christmas farm in oregon. mike tadry made simple crosses for each victim. and delivered them today. >> nobody can stop the pain of what these people are going through. it's a tragedy beyond comprehension. it really is. >> reporter: and there's the local watering hole. the newtown general store. the manager got a call this morning from a stranger offering to buy coffee for anybody who needed some warm comfort. a kind gesture poured out into 100 cups. >> everybody was here crying. you know, people from the town. it was very kind. >> reporter: we found the donor, tom cavanagh, in los angeles. a 991 call operator, who has handled plenty of emergencies. but this one moved him to act. >> after the last funeral, they may break apart. there's things about their lives that will never be the same. a cup of coffee goes a long ways. >> it can be the simple things sometimes. >> the light shines brightest in the darkness. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> thanks for watching, everybody. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> tue
schoolers coming together to sing in honored of those lost. in oregon, hundreds gathering for a candlelight vigil. in what has become a national day of grief. but of course that grief felt nowhere more than right here in newtown, where you're looking at makeshift memorial, outside of sandy hook elementary school, people coming together there this evening to try to understand what happened. and try to comfort one another. our abc news team here on the ground covering it all and this evening for the first time, we're learning the names, seeing some of the faces of the young victims, all of them first graders. the medical examiner reporting a short time ago, many of them were shot at close range. and this evening, we begin with a father who lost his little girl. as you drive through this community, the signs of grief are inescapable. on the side of to road, we love you sandy hook elementary. tonight, we're hearing a father's anguish. robbie parker lost his daughter emilie. she was 6. >> teaching her how to read, dance and the simple joyce of life. her laugh was infectious. >> reporter: this ev
in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia. any of these neighborhoods could be our own. so we have to come together, and we're going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening. regardless of politics. this weekend, michelle and i are doing what i know every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much we love them. there are families in connecticut who can't do that today. and they need all of us right now. because while nothing can take the place of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those of us in need. to remind them we're there for them, that we're praying for them. and that the love they felt for those they lost endures not just in their own memories but also in their communities and in their country. thank you and god bless you. >> we are learning chilling details of what happened when the gunman burst into sandy hook elementary school. some of those details are coming from young survivo
. an elementary school in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, the house of worship in wisconsin, the movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia. any of these neighborhoods could be our own, so we have to come together and we'll have to make meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening. regardless of politics. >> reporter: so what does that mean, meaningful action? we don't know. does that mean he may try to pursue gun control legislation? honestly, we don't know at this point, but i will tell you, soledad, that gun control advocates look at president obama's record on gun control and they say that it's dismal. he got an "f" from the brady campaign in 2008 when he was campaigning and made a promise to pursue renewing that semiautomatic weapons band that expired in 2004. that never came to fruition. in july i was in new orleans as he gave a speech to the urban league where he talked about gun violence and having a conversation about it, but in an election year nothing ever happened to it. it is not really an appetite in congres
won that election. 70% to 30% in a progun western state. people in oregon close it the same year, 62-38. you put something sensible before the people and they'll support it. >> your daughter survived. she was shot at virginia tech. here's the thing. i love america, and i love americans, i really do, i've been very lucky here. i've worked here for seven years, i live here. i respect the second amendment, when i hear this debate, my heart just sinks that there's still so many people that just don't see a reason to ban these highpowered assault weapons. what is your view? >> i absolutely believe in banning those weapons, i believe in banning semiautomatic weapons, the killer at virginia tech, used 30 round high capacity magazine clips on his guns and untold carnage in those classrooms. the virginia tech families, almost all of them. i speak for all of them, would like to have -- do a better job with background checks. tom ridge served on the panel. the panel concluded at the end of their investigation that all gun sales should go through a background check. >> can you pass the mike to r
the oregon boarder. >> northbound 5 remains closed at this hour after a massive 60- car pile-up. the series of crashes started around 6:30 last night. the pile-up stretched for a mile along the northbound side of the freeway between yreka and the state border. this shows you how serious lit vehicles were damaged. at least 6 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and they were taken to area hospitals. black ice is blamed for the accident. >> it is cold enough for ice on the roads. it's bitterly cold by our standards. michelle isn't buying this being from denver but for, it's cold. >> i was talking to a friend from chicago. she says the same thing. you don't know cold, you don't know what winter is all about! it's definitely cold in the bay area. it's cold, a chill in the air. we have a freeze warning posted for the north bay and frost advisories for the east and santa clara valleys and the bay. temperatures are in the 20s to 30s out the door. it looks cold on the maps. 36 in vallejo, 27 in fairfield. 28 napa so those are chilly spots. 31 in concord and below freezing in livermore. by thi
, portland, oregon and other towns wasn't enough, perhaps this slaughter of innocence at sandy hook elementary school will at long last be enough. we have made our voices heard and hold washington accountable for facing up to the epidemic of gun violence in our country. if this moment passes into memory without action from washington, it will be a stain upon our nation's commitment to protecting the innocent including our children. this is not a partisan issue. this is just a bunch of people who i think are cowed by the nra. as i said yesterday, do you think the nra has power? just remember the number one priority was to defeat barack obama. last time i checked he will be inaugurated again. >> mayor bloomberg will be live on "morning joe" later this morning. two leading democrats who have earned high praise from the national rifle association are now rethinking their stance on guns. last night senator mark warner of virginia became the latest to call for action. >> i've been a long-time supporter of second amendment rights. you know, i believe every american has second amendment rig
in parts of washington state and oregon over the weekend. today, denver and salt lake city are expected up to 6 inches of snow. even parts of northern arizona and new mexico could wind up with snow on the ground. the midwest is expecting to see snow from that same system later this week. >>> of course, the big question is how far east will that system make its way. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein has the full forecast. tom? >> santa has retractible wheels on the snow. if there's no snow, he'll make here. we have a cloudy sky here. but a few breaks in the clouds around the brew ridge in shenandoah valley. the fog earlier this evening has dissipated. we've got the winds increasing. right now we're in the 40s to around 50 degrees. much of the region. the winds are gusting around 15 miles per hour. hometown forecast, waldorf, charles county by 6:30 near 50 and breaks in the clouds and partly sunny by noontime into the mid 50s and slight chance of a sprinkle. slight chance of sprinkles during the perhaps late morning and early afternoon and otherwise just clouds coming through. highs rea
in western oregon set free, let out of jail not because they don't pose a danger to the public, but because lane county, oregon can't afford to keep them locked up. now law enforcement officials warn that if a fiscal cliff deal isn't reached in washington, more prisoners may be released. what does this mean for crime and public safety and is there another solution? let's ask a retired nypd inspector and founder of the cordero group. >> thank you. >> juliet: in this one instance, western oregon, dozens of inmates are released. one of them actually gets released and goes straight to rob a bank. you know, you're hoping at least the people they're releasing are reich low level kind of petty crime guys at the very least that they're not sending out bank robbers. what's happening here? >> i think that is the problem. we're talking about low level offenders in this case. but reality is low level offenders, we really got to ask ourselves, how many times has that low level offender offended and that what is the likelihood they will reoffend and commit more serious crimes? i really think we need to a
a number of storms lined up across northern california and southern oregon. places like san francisco and medford, oregon. some areas, another seven or eight inches of rain over next four to five days. that means flooding concerns. this is much colder storm than we saw a couple weeks ago. so big-time snowfall accumulations up to six feet of snow across some of the higher elevations. the good news is, travelwise, the next couple of days are looking good. the next big storm that we're potentially looking at is christmas across parts of the plains. megyn: rick, thank you. merry christmas to you. >> same to you. megyn: so we heard mike tobin say o'hare was okay but the states around there have been dealing with changing conditions. we've seen lots and lots of flight cancellations past couple days. we'll check in with courtney scott, senior editor of travelocity. courtney, thanks for being here with us. what is the situation now? we heard more than a thousand flights canceled over the past couple days. >> that's right. there have been significance selllations and delays throughout the enti
on the way here. they're measuring in feet. not only across oregon but northern california, as well. the winds, incredible. especially at the high elevations. mary's peak, oregon, 101. but in the low lands. and lincoln city, at sea level, 81-mile-per-hour wind gusts. the winds are going to push inland today. so, a larger swath of real estate will be enduring these, at times, damaging winds. and the snow will push inland. that's good news for the areas of salt lake city and around the colorado rockies, where they could use the snow. but the snow will create avalanche conditions across the cascades, where they've seen several feet of snow. nice across the midsection. but this storm, if you live in the east coast, you're dealing with it right now, especially in the northeast. you go north of newtown, and brad ford, and southern massachusetts, freezing rain in some spots. other parts of northern new england, in the form of snow. new york city through southern connecticut, cold, damp, and at times, miserable rainfall. and the thunderstorms will roll across parts of the south today, as th
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